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04-06-2012, 02:04 PM   #1
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Hello from vancouver canada!

hi everyone, my name is calvin and i have a pentax k5. not gonna lie, ive been looking for a 70-200 sigma 2.8 and theres one on the classified fourm so i need two posts

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but i love my pentax k5 even tho i bought it with 6900 shutter count wasnt mentioned in the ebay posting. my question is, is the k5 still good shutter wise?
04-06-2012, 02:12 PM   #3
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Welcome Calvin. Well at least you're honest.

You K-5 should be good for many years to come. The shutter is rated at greater than 100,000 actuations. Enjoy your camera and the forum.
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Hi Calvin,

Welcome to the world of Pentax!

- Fellow Vancouverite

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looks like i got a new lens! anyone going to the swap on the 29th?
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Kerrisdale has a used Sigma 70-200 f2.8 HSM II lens available for $769....
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QuoteOriginally posted by ckswong Quote
looks like i got a new lens! anyone going to the swap on the 29th?
where is the swap and what time?
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@ neil : im looking for the old version with the aperature ring so i can use it for my pentax mx as well. also the new version is not as good as the old version so im told.

@ pilgrimingvine: Camera swap meet on April 29th at the Cameron Rec. center at Lougheed Mall. i was told by another fourm member at rangefinder. he said it starts at 9 for the hoarders and 930 for everyone else

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The swap meet is a bunch of the same recycled junk that they bring back every year but to each their own...
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Ah that's good to know. My friend hyped it up but i guess I'll go take a look
04-07-2012, 01:35 PM   #11
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Welcome to the forum, Calvin. Another Vancouverite here, also have a K-5. The M42 rings are often available at the Marketplace The Pentax Marketplace | Sell Pentax | Photographic Equipment for Sale - PentaxForums.com
I have a couple, and the only thing is to make sure you get a genuine pentax ring as shown here Pentax Mount Adapter K reviews - Pentax Camera Accessory Review Database
One of mine says Pentax, and the other Asahi.
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QuoteOriginally posted by ckswong Quote
Ah that's good to know. My friend hyped it up but i guess I'll go take a look
It's neat to walk around, it isn't worth the extra $$ to pay to get in early though.

Have fun!
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Welcome to joint us, ckswong!
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Welcome to the forums Calvin
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